Gulf Medical University, Ajman hosts biggest Inter-Collegiate ever in U.A.E.

20 leading Colleges and Universities in U.A.E. participated in the weeklong 12th Annual Sports Festival, 2013, the biggest Inter-Collegiate ever hosted by Gulf Medical University, Ajman recently.  All the participants vying for the coveted trophies exhibited high standards of spirited sportsmanship while participating in the various tournaments.

The participating Colleges and Universities in the Annual Sports Festival 2013 were :

College of Medicine, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

College of Allied Health Sciences, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

College of Graduate Studies, Gulf Medical University, Ajman

GMC Hospital, Ajman

GMC Hospital, Sharjah

GMC hospital, Fujairah

BITS Pilani, Dubai campus

American University of Sharjah

Manipal University, Dubai

Preston University, Ajman

University of Wollongong, Dubai

University of Sharjah

Horizon of Knowledge, Sharjah

Skyline University College

American University of Ras Al Khaimah

Canadian University in Dubai

Murdoch University, Dubai

Ajman University of Science & Technology

RAK Medical & Health Sciences University

Emirates Aviation College, Dubai

City College International , Ajman

Heriot Watt University, Dubai Campus

The results of the Inter-Universities  sports events held at GMU campus are as follows :

1.           CRICKET  (Boys)

•             Runner-Up                                                         Manipal University, Dubai

•             Winner                                                                 BITS Pilani, Dubai

2.            CRICKET (Girls)

•             Runner-Up                                                         BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

•             Winner                                                                 Gulf Medical University, Ajman

3.         FOOTBALL (Boys)

•             Runner-Up                                                         Skyline University College, Sharjah

•             Winner                                                                 University of Sharjah, Sharjah

4.            FOOTBALL (Girls)

•             Runner-up                                                          BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

•             Winner                                                                 Gulf Medical University, Ajman

5.            BASKETBALL  (Boys)

•             Runner-up                                                          Canadian University, Dubai

•             Winner                                                                 University of Sharjah, Sharjah

6.            BASKETBALL (Girls)

•             Runner-up                                                          University of Wollongong, Dubai

•             Winner                                                                 American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

7.            BADMINTON (Boys)

•             Runner-up                                                          Manipal University, Dubai

•             Winner                                                                 BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

8.            BADMINTON (Girls)

•             Runner-up                                                          American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

•             Winner                                                                 BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

9.            TABLE TENNIS (Boys)

•             Runner-Up                                                          Ajman University of Science &Technology, Ajman

•             Winner                                                                 University of Sharjah, Sharjah

10.          TABLE TENNIS (Girls)

•             Runner-up                                                          BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

•             Winner                                                                 Manipal University, Dubai

11.          TENNIS (Boys)

•             Runner-up                                                          American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

•             Winner                                                                 BITS, Pilani

12.          THROW BALL (Girls)

•             Runner-up                                                          Manipal University, Dubai

•             Winner                                                                 University of Wollongong, Dubai

13.          VOLLEYBALL (Boys)

•             Runner-up                                                          American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

•             Winner                                                                 University of Sharjah, Sharjah

14.          SQUASH(Boys)

•             Runner-up                                                          University of Wollongong, Dubai

•             Winner                                                                 American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

15.          SWIMMING (Boys)

•             Runner -Up                                                        University of Sharjah

•             Winner                                                                 American University of Sharjah

16.          SWIMMING (Girls)

•             Runner-Up                                                         Gulf Medical University, Ajman

•             Winner                                                                 American University of Sharjah

As part of the Annual Sports Festival 2013, Intra-University sporting events were also held before the commencement of the Inter-Universities events.

Results of the  Intra-University (GMU) held during the Sports Festival 2013

1.              CRICKET– President XI  Vs  Provost XI

Runner- Up                                                                        President’s  XI

Winner                                                                                 Provost’s  XI

2.             VOLLEYBALL – GMUA  Vs  GMC Hospital

Runner -Up                                                                        Gulf Medical University

Winner                                                                                 GMC  Hospital, Fujairah

3.            CRICKET  – Staff  Vs  Students (Male)

Runner-Up                                                                         Staff Team No.3

Winner                                                                                 Staff Team No.6

4.            FOOTBALL -  Staff  Vs  Students (Male)

Runner-Up                                                                         Students Team No. 2

Winner                                                                                 Students Team No.1

5.            BADMINTON – Students Singles               (Girls)

Runner-Up                                                                         Ms. Nabeela

Winner                                                                                 Ms. Gulshan

6.            BADMINTON – Students Singles (Boys)

Winner                                                                                 Mr.Sanjay

7.            BADMINTON – Staff Singles (Men)

Runner-Up                                                                         Mr. Zafar

Winner                                                                                 Mr. Farwaz

8.            BADMINTON – Staff Singles (Women)

Runner-Up                                                                         Dr. Anu Ranade

Winner                                                                                 Dr. Shehnaz

9.            TABLE TENNIS – Students Singles (Boys)

Runner-Up                                                                         Mr. Fahad

WINNER                                                                               Mr. Waqas

10.          TABLE TENNIS – Staff (Men)

Runner-Up                                                                         Mr. Farwaz

Winner                                                                                 Mr. Vignesh

11.          SQUASH – Students (Boys)

Runner-Up                                                                         Mr. Abdel Latif

Winner                                                                                 Mr. Ranganai Scott

12.          SQUASH – Staff (Men)

Runner-Up                                                                         Mr. Zafar

Winner                                                                                 Mr. Farwaz

This year special trophies were awarded for the following :

  1. Champions Trophy                                                          BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus
  2. Best Disciplined Team                                                    University of Sharjah, Sharjah
  3. Best Student Coordinator (Boys)                                  Mr. Aadil Patel
  4. Best Student Coordinator (Girls)                                  Ms. Janhavi Sirsat

The prize distribution ceremony was held at the Amphitheatre, Body & Souls Health Club & Spa, Ajman.  A total of sixty trophies, certificates were awarded to the winners and runners-up on the concluding day of the sports competition.  Chief Guest Prof. Gita Ashok Raj – Provost, GMU alongwith Dr. P.K. Menon,

Director-Administration and Institutional Research & Planning, GMU, Prof. Mohd Arifulla, Dean-Office of Admissions & Registers, GMU, Prof. Manda Venkatramana, Dean-College of Medicine, GMU, Prof. R. Chandramouli, GMU and  Prof. Ishtiyaq Shaafie, GMU awarded trophies  to the winners and runners-up of various Inter-Universities and Intra-University Sports events.

“Gulf Medical University has been the unique trendsetter of regularly hosting the biggest Inter-Collegiate ever in U.A.E. since the year 2000.  Keeping in view of the enthusiasm and the true sportsman spirit generated amongst the students and the organizers during the GMU Annual Sports Festival  2013, Gulf Medical University plans to organize the sports event in a even bigger scale by inviting more colleges and universities in the U.A.E in the future”, commented Prof. Ishtiyaq Shafie, Chief Organizer of GMU Annual Sports Festival.

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